Bolton Young Persons Housing Scheme

Back Up North West



BACKUP provide multiple services across Bolton to young people aged 16-25 years who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness. These services include emergency housing, temporary accommodation, short and medium stay supported housing.

Our non-accommodation-based support work focuses on mental health, employment support and much more.


Available In
  • Bolton
Available to Age Groups
  • 18 - 24
What we can help with
  • Help with accommodation or my tenancy
  • Someone to talk to
Available to these Groups
  • Vulnerable Adults

Additional Information

Opening Times

Monday - Friday 09:00-17:00

The Outreach team manages 38 units of supported housing across the Bolton borough. They are fully decorated, furnished and equipped to support independence. Young people who are homeless but still need help can live here and receive support from this team of community outreach support workers. This was the original Backup service.

Young people aged 16-25 years are supported to move in, manage the property and move on at the appropriate time. The aim is that after a period of time, the young person moves into their own secure accommodation having acquired the skills and the knowledge and independence required to manage on their own.

Whilst the young person lives on the scheme they will be provided with a support package that is designed for them.

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